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Duke graduates' so-called thesis chronicling her undergraduate sexual escapades goes viral

October 8, 2010

Duke University graduate Karen Owen has gained national attention for her 42-page PowerPoint presentation titled, "An Education Beyond the Classroom: Excelling in the Realm of Horizontal Academics."

Owen's so-called thesis ranked 13 men she was sexually involved with during college according to their physical attractiveness, athletic ability, and talent in the bedroom.

Now, Owen is an Internet legend for her descriptions of picking up student athletes at bars near Duke, and her sexual escapades.

Some Duke students are less than pleased by the thesis-like document's infamy.


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